The London Peer Hub is a project funded by the Big Lottery to be delivered over three years (2016 – 2019). Its purpose is to train up people with lived experience to a Level 3 Certificate in Advice and Guidance who will use these skills and their personal experience to volunteer in organisations across South London delivering advice and guidance to service users.
Project DARE! is a not-for-profit organisation specialising in providing workshops that get participants feeling confident, proud of their body and, of course, uber-Daring!
If you fancy a confidence boost and want to learn to love your body, their sessions are designed for you. The Head of Public Health England has praised Project DARE! for its "creative and unique approach to self-compassion, confidence and a positive body image". Some of the comments from previous participants include "I laughed a lot" "I feel more confident" and "my body is beautiful".
For more information on taster sessions and booking onto the full course visit their website or drop the team a line at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alongside all this helpful information you will have the chance to make new friends, learn new skills and build your confidence in an informative manner. Free lunch is provided with tea and coffee and plenty of snacks.
Certificates of workshop completion will be provided at the end of the workshop.
How to register: To register and/or ask for information please either telephone or email Mind in Croydon (see flyer above right) or fill in their online form here.
SLaM Recovery College is pleased to be working in collaboration with member organisations from CLAUK (Coalition of Latin Americans in the UK) and SLaM’s Psychological Medicine and Integrated Care CAG to deliver co-produced workshops in Spanish and Portuguese. CLAUK consists of organisations working in the voluntary sector to raise awareness and provide a collective voice for people from the Latin American community.
South London has a significant number of people from Latin America where language barriers and lack of knowledge about available services cause health inequalities. This often leads to deterioration in both mental and physical wellbeing. The project aims to support Spanish and Portuguese speaking service users, carers and staff to access mental health support and knowledge through co-produced education.
In late 2016 and early 2017, SLaM Recovery College trained a small group of Spanish and Portuguese speaking practitioners and peer recovery trainers in co-production and facilitation skills. In pairs, they are now translating course materials and adding cultural context, and will deliver the workshops in late summer 2017.
The following workshops will be offered in both Spanish and Portuguese:
Dates and venues will be advertised shortly. To express interest, please contact the SLaM Recovery College office on 020 3228 3643 or send an email to email@example.com.